City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery & Level 2 Certificate in Food and Beverage Service
1 year full time.
This full time programme provides students with an emphasis on developing food preparation, cooking and service of a range of dishes. The programme gives learners the opportunity to develop a further range of basic skills which are essential to a wide range of food production and service outlets.
The Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery and the Level 2 Certificate in Food and Beverage Service covers basic skills and techniques required by the hospitality industry.
The Professional Cookery programme covers:-
- Investigate the catering and hospitality industry
- Food safety in catering
- Health & safety in catering
- Kitchen operations costs and menu planning
- Prepare and cook meat and offal
- Prepare and cook poultry
- Prepare and cook fish and shellfish
- Prepare and cook desserts and puddings
- Prepare and cook bakery products
Certificate in Food and Beverage Service includes:-
- Legislation in food and beverage service
- Understand menus
- Introduction to personal workplace skills
- Food and beverage service skills
- Hot beverage skills
The course will also include the CIEH Level 2 Award in Food Safety, which is completed during the initial weeks of the course.
Functional Skills are a compulsory part of all Sixth Form Centre courses. Students set targets to improve their skills, and gain qualifications, in English, Maths and/or IT. The Functional Skills and levels taken are based on initial assessment and previous GCSE results. There is a particular emphasis on skills required for Catering. Students build up a folder of evidence from their vocational work and may be required to sit one or more tests.
A range of teaching methods are used – lectures, practical sessions, educational visits and visiting speakers. Students will work in our state-of-the-art production kitchens serving in our Urban Flavours Restaurant.
Theory classes are delivered in a bespoke catering theory room equipped with computers with internet access.
Much of this programme is assessed by a series of planned assessment activities both written and practical. Students will keep a portfolio of all their course work and support the regular completion of Individual Learning Plans.
City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Level 2 Certificate in Food and Beverage Service
Level 1 or Level 2 Functional Skills in English
Opportunities for Progression
There are a range of level 3 qualifications which provide a progression route from these programmes:-
Level 3 Diploma in Professional Cookery
Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision
A level 1 qualification in catering in hospitality
For Further Information
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